Owen Wilson's Baby—Is He in the Kooky Name Club?

Actor explains the meaning behind his new baby boy's name, Robert Ford Wilson

By Marianne Garvey Jan 19, 2011 5:19 PMTags
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He's not joining Sparrow, Apple, Kal-El and Bronx Mowgli  in the Weirdest Celebrity Baby Names Club. But there's still an interesting tale behind Owen Wilson's newborn's moniker.

Little Robert Ford Wilson, born last Friday in Hawaii, had been listed in some reports as Ford Linton Wilson, but Robert is the correct name, Wilson's rep confirms to E! News.

So what's the origin of the tyke's handle?

The baby boy is actually named after Wilson's own father, Robert, his rep tells us.

It's the first baby for the Meet the Parents star, whose girlfriend, Jade Duell, gave birth just five days after the longtime bachelor confirmed he was going to be a dad.

"Everyone is doing well," says Wilson's rep.

Glad to hear.